Teachable Moments in Spanish

A teachable moment is an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher has an ideal chance to offer insight to his or her children. It is not something that you can plan for; it ...

Is Eclectic Enough?

I remember the very first time I was asked what homeschooling method I used.  I stared back in utter confusion. Method?  There’s a method to homeschooling? So frantically I researched just what kind ...

What Do We Do With the Dark?

I saw him across the park as I scanned the area like a mama bear protecting her cubs. Many years I’ve watched for danger as my children blissfully play. Playgrounds at restaurants, swing sets at park...

Not Too Old for Picture Books

It goes without saying that picture books are wonderful for reading to elementary students. But once a child achieves reading independence and moves to chapter books, he is usually encouraged to stop...